Off-Premise Capital Equipment Control
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- Financial Management Services
- Responsible University Administrator:
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
- Policy Contact:
Associate Director, Capital Assets & Federal Cost Accounting
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- Equipment removed from university premises for a period of thirty-one (31) days or more must have appropriate approvals signified by completion of an Equipment Loan/Return Document in the Kuali Financial System. The Equipment Loan/Return Document requires the approval of the fiscal officer of the lending unit and the borrower. Equipment may be loaned for a period of two years or less, and the loan document must be completed within thirty (30) days of the loan.
- Responsibilites of the lending unit for loaned equipment are:
- Tagging the equipment before it leaves the premises.
- Initiating the Equipment Loan/Return Document.
- Performing the physical inventory of the equipment in accordance with Capital Movable Asset Physical Inventories, Tagging, and Location Changes.
- Keeping accurate inventory records of equipment on loan for a period less than thirty-one (31) days.
- The responsibilities of the borrower are:
- Obtain proper approval for equipment on loan. If the borrower takes the equipment without proper authorization and there is a loss, the borrower will be personally responsible for replacement of the equipment.
- The timely return of equipment and the completion of an Equipment Loan/Return document to extend the loan for an additional two years.
- Upon request the borrower may be required to return the equipment to the lending unit for inventory or audit purposes.
- Equipment Loan/Return Request Documents must be renewed every two years until the equipment has been returned to the campus premises.
Capital Assets: Must have an acquisition value of at least Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) and a useful life expectancy of one year or greater.
Off-Premise: Refers to equipment which is in the control of an academic appointee or staff member, and the equipment resides at a location which is not directly associated with the university.